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Matt Walker

Position: D ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-4 (193 cm)
Weight: 215 lbs. (98 kg)

Born: April 7, 1980 in Beaverlodge, Alberta
Draft: St. Louis, 3rd round (83rd overall), 1998 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Kootenay Ice, Portland Winter Hawks

NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2002-03 22 STL NHL 16 0 1 1 0 38 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 13 0.0 178 11:09
2003-04 23 STL NHL 14 0 1 1 0 25 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 0.0 159 11:23
2005-06 25 STL NHL 54 0 2 2 -7 79 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 59 0.0 770 14:15
2006-07 26 STL NHL 48 0 5 5 7 72 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 34 0.0 732 15:15
2007-08 27 STL NHL 43 1 1 2 -3 61 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 47 2.1 81 684 15:54 0 0 45 41 10 10
2008-09 28 CHI NHL 65 1 13 14 7 79 1 0 0 0 11 0 2 83 1.2 160 1081 16:38 0 0 67 69 7 46
2009-10 29 TBL NHL 66 2 3 5 -11 90 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 54 3.7 133 1066 16:09 0 0 82 116 10 31
2010-11 30 PHI NHL 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 47 11:38 0 0 5 5 0 1
2011-12 31 PHI NHL 4 0 0 0 -2 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 8 44 10:58 0 0 1 5 2 1
5 yrs STL NHL 175 1 10 11 -3 275 1 0 0 0 10 0 0 161 0.6 195 2523 14:25 0 0 45 41 10 10
2 yrs PHI NHL 8 0 0 0 -2 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 12 90 11:18 0 0 6 10 2 2
1 yr CHI NHL 65 1 13 14 7 79 1 0 0 0 11 0 2 83 1.2 160 1081 16:38 0 0 67 69 7 46
1 yr TBL NHL 66 2 3 5 -11 90 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 54 3.7 133 1066 16:09 0 0 82 116 10 31
Career NHL 314 4 26 30 -9 464 4 0 0 0 24 0 2 303 1.3 500 4761 15:10 0 0 200 236 29 89

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 27 St. Louis Blues NHL 43 586.4 519 504 50.7 0.4 415 384 51.9 0.0 6.5 91.0 97.6 48.6 51.4
2008-09 28 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 65 923.3 871 753 53.6 -4.8 682 587 53.7 -4.1 7.7 92.1 99.8 55.4 44.6
2009-10 29 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 66 894.8 706 811 46.5 -2.0 543 621 46.6 -1.1 7.0 91.4 98.3 38.0 62.0
2010-11 30 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 4 46.2 29 54 34.9 -19.7 23 35 39.7 -16.7 6.3 96.3 102.5 35.3 64.7
2011-12 31 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 4 43.2 37 50 42.5 -3.1 25 34 42.4 -4.0 15.0 79.2 94.2 46.2 53.8
2 yrs NHL 4 89.3 66 104 38.8 -12.2 48 69 41.0 -11.7 11.1 88.2 99.3 41.9 58.1
Career NHL 43 2493.7 2162 2172 49.9 -2.2 1688 1661 50.4 -1.7 7.3 91.4 98.7 47.1 52.9

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2002-03 22 STL NHL 16 0 0.00 0.06 0.06 0.02 2.38 0.81 0 1 1 0 7 0 7 0 0 -0.1 0.3 0.2
2003-04 23 STL NHL 14 0 0.00 0.07 0.07 0.02 1.79 0.57 0 1 1 0 4 0 5 1 0 -0.1 0.4 0.3
2005-06 25 STL NHL 54 1 0.00 0.04 0.04 0.01 1.46 1.09 0 2 2 1 19 0 33 7 -7 -0.7 1.6 0.9
2006-07 26 STL NHL 48 1 0.00 0.10 0.10 0.03 1.50 0.71 0 5 5 1 27 0 34 14 7 -0.3 2.0 1.6
2007-08 27 STL NHL 43 1 0.02 0.02 0.05 0.02 1.42 1.09 1 1 2 1 21 0 31 7 -3 -0.5 1.3 0.9
2008-09 28 CHI NHL 65 4 0.02 0.20 0.22 0.06 1.22 1.28 1 13 14 4 44 1 54 18 7 0.3 2.6 2.9
2009-10 29 TBL NHL 66 2 0.03 0.05 0.08 0.03 1.36 0.82 2 3 5 2 28 0 65 26 -11 -0.5 1.4 0.9
2010-11 30 PHI NHL 4 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.75 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 -0.1 0.1 0.0
2011-12 31 PHI NHL 4 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.00 0.50 0 0 0 0 3 0 5 0 -2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
5 yrs STL NHL 175 3 0.01 0.06 0.06 0.02 1.57 0.92 1 10 11 3 78 0 110 29 -3 -1.7 5.7 4.0
2 yrs PHI NHL 8 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.50 0.63 0 0 0 0 4 0 6 0 -2 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
1 yr CHI NHL 65 4 0.02 0.20 0.22 0.06 1.22 1.28 1 13 14 4 44 1 54 18 7 0.3 2.6 2.9
1 yr TBL NHL 66 2 0.03 0.05 0.08 0.03 1.36 0.82 2 3 5 2 28 0 65 26 -11 -0.5 1.4 0.9
Career NHL 314 9 0.01 0.08 0.10 0.03 1.48 0.96 4 26 30 9 154 1 235 73 -9 -2.0 9.7 7.7

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2003-04 23 STL NHL 4 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 39 9:43
2008-09 28 CHI NHL 17 0 2 2 -4 14 0 0 0 0 15 0.0 30 261 15:21 0 0 26 18 2 11
Career NHL 21 0 2 2 -6 14 0 0 0 0 18 0.0 33 300 14:17 0 0 26 18 2 11

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2008-09 28 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 17 219.4 152 198 43.4 -11.3 119 157 43.1 -13.9 7.8 90.3 98.1 40.6 59.4
Career NHL 17 219.4 152 198 43.4 -11.3 119 157 43.1 -13.9 7.8 90.3 98.1 40.6 59.4

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1996-97 16 Grand Prairie Selects AAHA 68 22 62 74 186
1997-98 17 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 64 2 13 15 25 124 2 0 0 0
1998-99 18 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 64 1 10 11 -16 151 1 0 0 0
1999-00 19 2 Teams WHL 69 6 26 32 -1 150 0 6 0 0
1999-00 19 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 38 2 7 9 -5 97 0 2 0 0
1999-00 19 Kootenay Ice WHL 31 4 19 23 4 53 0 4 0 0
2000-01 20 Worcester IceCats AHL 61 4 8 12 10 131 3 1 0 2 73 5.5
2000-01 20 Peoria Rivermen ECHL 8 1 0 1 1 70 0 1 0 0 27 3.7
2001-02 21 Worcester IceCats AHL 49 2 11 13 5 164 2 0 0 0
2002-03 22 Worcester IceCats AHL 40 1 8 9 15 58 1 0 0 0 54 1.9
2003-04 23 Worcester IceCats AHL 4 0 1 1 -2 7 0 0 0 0
2004-05 24 Worcester IceCats AHL 20 2 4 6 1 44 2 0 0 0
2006-07 26 Peoria Rivermen AHL 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
2010-11 30 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 11 0 2 2 3 8 0 0 0 0 13 0.0
2011-12 31 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 33 1 4 5 3 41 1 0 0 0 40 2.5
Career 1 Season AAHA 68 22 62 74 186
Career 8 Seasons AHL 220 10 39 49 36 453 9 1 0 2 182 3.3
Career 1 Season ECHL 8 1 0 1 1 70 0 1 0 0 27 3.7
Career 3 Seasons WHL 197 9 49 58 8 425 3 6 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1997-98 17 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 16 0 0 0 9 21 0 0 0 0
1997-98 17 Portland Winter Hawks M-Cup 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
1998-99 18 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 4 0 1 1 -3 6 0 0 0 0
1999-00 19 Kootenay Ice WHL 21 5 13 18 7 24 1 3 1 4
2000-01 20 Worcester IceCats AHL 11 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
2001-02 21 Worcester IceCats AHL 3 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons AHL 14 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season M-Cup 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons WHL 41 5 14 19 13 51 1 3 1 4

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Matt Walker 2.9 1.6 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.0 -0.2
Dean Chynoweth 81.0 1.8 1.6 1.5 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.2 0.0 -0.2
Bryan Muir 80.8 3.5 1.4 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.1
Rory Fitzpatrick 79.0 3.0 2.3 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Jason Strudwick 78.6 2.3 1.5 1.3 0.8 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.2
Jamie Allison 78.2 2.4 1.7 1.0 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.0 -0.4
Neil Belland 77.9 3.0 1.9 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.2
John Erskine 77.4 3.0 1.8 1.8 1.0 0.7 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Joel Kwiatkowski 77.1 2.5 1.8 1.4 1.3 0.5 0.4 0.3
Jerome Dupont 76.8 2.8 1.7 1.1 1.0 0.0 0.0
Wade Campbell 75.9 3.3 1.3 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.3
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Matt Walker 2.9 1.6 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.0 -0.2
Dean Chynoweth 81.0 1.8 1.6 1.5 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.2 0.0 -0.2
Neil Belland 77.9 3.0 1.9 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.2
John Erskine 77.7 3.0 2.2 1.8 1.8 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Joel Kwiatkowski 77.1 2.5 1.8 1.4 1.3 0.5 0.4 0.3
Jerome Dupont 76.8 2.8 1.7 1.1 1.0 0.0 0.0
Jamie Allison 76.7 2.4 1.7 1.0 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.4
Bryan Muir 76.5 3.5 1.5 1.4 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.1
Wade Campbell 75.9 3.3 1.3 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.3
Paul MacKinnon 75.8 3.1 1.8 1.2 0.7 0.3
Chris Luongo 75.6 1.7 1.6 1.1 0.8 0.2

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

January 10, 2000: Traded to Kootenay (WHL) by Portland (WHL) for Jesse Ferguson, January 10, 2000.

September 23, 2003: Missed majority of 2003-04 due to groin injury in training camp, September 23, 2003.

July 7, 2008: Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 7, 2008.

July 1, 2009: Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 1, 2009.

July 19, 2010: Traded to Philadelphia by Tampa Bay with Tampa Bay's 4th round choice (Marcel Noebels) in 2011 Entry Draft for Simon Gagne, July 19, 2010.

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